Table 1

Simulated QTLs: chromosome, positions, parameter name, effect sizes in percentage explained phenotypic variance, percentage of informative full-sib families for the QTL (percentage of crosses with at least one heterozygous parent), the maximum amount of LD (R2) with any marker, and the number of participants who detected the QTL.

Chrom

QTL pos

Parameter

Effect size QTL

%Inf. Families

MaxLD

Times found


1

42.45

Asymptote

29.3%

40

0.96

4

2

4.55

Asymptote

7.1%

68

0.57

4

2

88.64

Asymptote

3.7%

64

0.73

2

3

89.94

Asymptote

4.1%

58

0.38

4

4

69.97

Asymptote

3.3%

78

0.80

4

5

77.19

Asymptote

2.5%

82

0.16

1

1

54.25

Infl. Point

32.3%

62

0.24

0

2

33.02

Infl. Point

3.5%

48

0.89

0

3

6.86

Infl. Point

3.5%

34

1.00

0

3

56.09

Infl. Point

3.8%

70

0.26

0

4

36.52

Infl. Point

3.2%

84

0.35

1

5

59.71

Infl. Point

3.7%

80

0.55

0

1

87.65

Scaling factor

23.4%

50

0.95

2

2

48.89

Scaling factor

4.8%

64

0.99

2

3

26.22

Scaling factor

4.7%

80

0.44

3

4

9.62

Scaling factor

5.9%

34

0.54

3

4

86.39

Scaling factor

6.6%

74

0.80

2

5

31.48

Scaling factor

4.6%

68

0.21

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Maliepaard et al. BMC Proceedings 2010 4(Suppl 1):S2   doi:10.1186/1753-6561-4-S1-S2

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